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Cabot community keeping the city clean

Cabot community keeping the city clean

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials with the City of Cabot and Cabot City Beautiful are asking the public to join them in cleaning up the city.

The two organizations are working together to host the annual “Cabot Clean-Up Day.” This event will be held in conjunction with the national “Great American Clean-Up” Campaign & statewide “Keep Arkansas Beautiful” Month.

Everyone in the Cabot area is encouraged to participate in this city-wide cleanup endeavor: Civic & service organizations, church & youth groups, school groups & clubs, scouting groups, individuals, families, neighborhoods and businesses.

 “Cabot Clean-Up & Hazardous Waste Round-Up 2016” will be held on Saturday, March 19th, from 9 a.m. until 12’ noon.

Arkansas city ranks on Movoto’s 10 most dangerous small cities

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Look across the river from the capital, and you’ll find what Motovo.com calls the 5th most dangerous small city in the United States.

The website said it made the list because it has more per capita crime than Little Rock itself and had enough crime in 2012 to earn first place in terms of total crime and property crime. It earned 5th because of its much lower violent crime rate.

Safe speed zones set for Jan. in NLR

Safe speed zones set for Jan. in NLR

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - North Little Rock police have announced where they will placing a safe speed zone watch for the rest of January. 

Here is a list of the following zones:

North Little Rock Kroger to close its doors

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – One of the four Kroger stores in the North Little Rock area is set to close its doors at the end of this month.

According to Teresa Dickerson, Kroger Delta Division public affairs manager, the Kroger location at 900 W. Pershing in North Little Rock will close on January 30.

Dickerson released the following statement to THV11 on Monday:

"Each year, we evaluate our stores' performances to ensure the locations are best meeting the needs of the communities we serve. We believe by closing this store, we can better serve our customers at our nearby location at 4401 Camp Robinson only 1.4 miles away. All associates will be offered jobs at nearby locations."

New Year, New NLRSD: What students need to know

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - North Little Rock School District students returning to class on Tuesday can expect to see some big changes.

Over the break, the NLRSD did some work on the North Little Rock High School, Ridgeroad and Seventh Street elementary schools, and Pike View Early Childhood Center. District leaders, building contractors and movers have used the time while students were absent to move student and teacher furnishings and supplies into brand-new or renovated spaces, according to Superintendent Kelly Rodgers.

"We are working all weekend," Rodgers said about district staff members, as well as the contractors on the different projects.

Two of the newly constructed "academic towers" and the dining area at the high school will be open starting Tuesday. A third tower was opened at the beginning of this school year.

PCSO makes arrest in North Little Rock homicide

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A woman was placed into custody Saturday, after a man was found dead in his home on New Year's Day.

Alicia Rackley, 32, was arrested on Saturday for the murder of 63-year-old Albert Louis Berry Jr. Family found Berry dead in his home at the corner of Lucky Drive and Highway 161 just before 5 p.m. on Jan. 1.

These are all of the details that have been released at this time. Stay with THV11 for more updates.

Officials briefed on latest flood forecast

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Experts say it will take weeks for the floodwaters to recede after the recent storms that hit towards the end of December.

Wednesday morning emergency managers gathered to get the latest information from the National Weather Service.

It was all hands on deck at the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management Headquarters Wednesday. State officials, the National Weather Service and the Corps of Engineers held a conference call with emergency coordinators from around the state.

ADEM Director David Maxwell reminded everyone to plan ahead.

"Just a reminder to think ahead. You know what the crests are going to be, so as you're watching that, please think about what it's going to cause and what you might need," explained Maxwell.